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May 18, 2012 The L.A.-based band performs a song about welcoming the downfall of the human race, inside a Portland laser tag arena.
June 22, 2011 For some acts, stripping a sound down to essentials is easy: Strap on the acoustic guitar and maybe use a snare drum instead of a full kit. It was different for YACHT; it's not a simple guitar-bass-drums band. Watch the electro-pop group's striking performance at the NPR Music offices.
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YACHT's new album, Shangri-La, comes out June 21.
June 12, 2011 The synth-pop duo's new album is filled with irresistible hooks and beat-heavy laptop wizardry. Stream the whole thing here until its release.
Clockwise from upper left: Bon Iver, Boris, Graveyard.
May 16, 2011 Bon Iver is back with one of 2011's most anticipated albums. We've also got brooding metal from the Japanese rock group Boris and Sweden's Graveyard, plus a dystopian dance tune.
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In "Psychic City," YACHT mixes melodic choruses, icy-cool verses and spoken-word bits that suggest old-school David Byrne.
August 17, 2009 YACHT's debut, See Mystery Lights, mixes melodic choruses, icy-cool verses and spoken-word bits that suggest old-school David Byrne. "Psychic City (Voodoo City)," the album's first single, reflects only a portion of that sound, but the song itself has generated healthy interest in its own right.
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